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Date Modified: 19/12/2016 23:15:15


CBC HOSTS THE 2ND TRIPARTITE PRIVATE SECTOR REGIONAL DIALOGUE

The Tripartite Private Sector Platform convened the 2nd Tripartite Movement of Business Regional Dialogue from the 29th -30th of September 2016 under the theme; “Harmonizing and developing a private sector position on the Movement of Business Persons - Stimulating Trade and Integration”. The objective was to come up with proposals on frameworks to facilitate movement of business persons in the region and to assess the Draft Agreement on the Movement of Business Persons as part of the TFTA framework.  The meeting called for the need to work towards a visa free regime, and meanwhile for a framework which facilitates the movement of Business persons and builds upon existing initiatives on the free movement of business persons.

 

The meeting had the participation of the private sector Associations from 19 Tripartite member states, and the three REC Business Council; COMESA Business Council, East Africa Business Council and the Association of SADC Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

 

The objective was to come up with proposals on frameworks to facilitate movement of business persons in the region and to assess the Draft Agreement on the Movement of Business Persons as part of the Tripartite Free Trade Agreement (TFTA) framework.

2_ANNEX 1-REPORT- Tripartite Private Sector Regional Dialogue Movement of Business Persons Sept 2016.pdf 2_ANNEX 2-Tripartite Dialogue Recommendations- Movement of Business Persons.pdf

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